Zillow has a few issues with a paper published in the Appraisal Journal (a publication of industry trade group the Appraisal Institute), which claims the estimates of home values on its website are no more accurate than the estimates of value made by homeowners.

The paper is authored by a trio of University of Texas-San Antonio professors and looks at Zillow’s estimates of home values vs. the actual sales prices on 2,045 single-family residential properties sold in Arlington, Texas, in 2006.

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